Change in the YIT management team

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YIT Corporation Stock exchange release 17 February 2022 at 16.00 p.m. 

Change in the YIT management team 

YIT Corporation’s Board of Directors has appointed Katja Ahlstedt (53, B. Sc. (Eng.) as Executive Vice President, Human Resources and member of the Group management team. She shall take over her position at the latest 1 May 2022. 

Katja Ahlstedt is currently working as Head of HR in KONE Operations Development. Prior to KONE, she has worked at Danfoss and DB Schenker, among others.  

“I am really glad to join YIT. The company emphasises the importance of people and sustainability in its strategy. It is a great opportunity to lead Human Resources in this situation”, says Katja Ahlstedt. 

“Our business is people business and Head of HR plays a key role in building YIT’s success. I warmly welcome Katja to YIT. She has an outstanding experience in leading human resources in various international companies and I am sure that under her leadership, we can consistently develop our operations further to retain our position as the most attractive employer of our industry”, says Markku Moilanen, President and CEO of YIT. 

Minna Korander, interim EVP of HR will continue as VP, HR responsible for remuneration, resourcing and HR development. 

Further information:  
Markku Moilanen, President and CEO, YIT Corporation 
Media inquiries via Group Communications, tel. +358 44 743 7536,   

YIT Corporation 

Tommi Järvenpää 
Vice President, Investor Relations 

Distribution: Nasdaq Helsinki, major media, 

YIT is the largest Finnish and a significant North European development and construction company. For 110 years, we have been creating better living environments for our customers: functional homes for sustainable living, future-proof public and commercial buildings and infrastructure for smoother flow of people, businesses and society. We employ 7,000 professionals in ten countries: Finland, Russia, Sweden, Norway, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland. Our revenue in 2021 was EUR 2.9 billion. YIT Corporation's share is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki Oy.